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Shaldon Wildlife Trust

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Address: Ness Drive, Shaldon TQ14 0HP, England
Phone Number: +44 1626 872234
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The small zoo making a big difference! Set in an acre of woodland garden...

The small zoo making a big difference! Set in an acre of woodland garden above the attractive coastal village of Shaldon, we look after, and help preserve, some of the rarest and most endangered animals in the world.

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small but very good

we have just visited shaldon wildlife trust today 11/09.2016.we did the feed the ring tail lemurs experience.this was a fantastic experience.the staff at sheldon are fantastic and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Lee C
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London, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

we have just visited shaldon wildlife trust today 11/09.2016.we did the feed the ring tail lemurs experience.this was a fantastic experience.the staff at sheldon are fantastic and deserve a pat on the back for all they do here and there knowledge,no question was left unasked,or unanswered,fantastic,want to do something different in shaldon visit this place.5 stars..

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Thank Lee C
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I bought the experience for my wife's birthday. The half hour visit was over in a flash. What great fun. I would however advise that light colour clothes will be a poor decision. I would recommend anyone to take the opportunity to meet the Meerkats you will not regret it.

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Thank Steven B
Stoke on Trent
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My son purchased two experience vouchers for his girlfriends birthday and both turned out even better than we could have imagined! On getting to the zoo a lovely young man named Tom took us to the Meerkat enclosure first of all, where he told us all sorts of interesting info about these adorable creatures! We spent a good 'un-rushed' half... More 

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Thank Maud36
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My son bought me a meerkat experience for Christmas and I selected Shaldon Wildlife Trust from the available list. What a good choice! This is a lovely place to visit with many different types of endangered primates, birds, reptiles and mammals to see. They've managed to put a lot into a smallish area and its laid out really well. The... More 

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Thank mootiemeister
Exeter, United Kingdom
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4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I bought my daughter the Junior Keeper experience for her birthday and it was absolutely brilliant. We both spent the day with the lemurs, meekats, monkeys, loris, tortoise and frogs and she was able to feed them throughout the day and work on an enrichment activity for them in the afternoon. At all times she was able to get up... More 

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Thank Tamar B
Bridgwater, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited on a fairly cloudy day with hints of rain but this lovely zoo was brilliant to visit. £21 to get in but you can return throughout the day. It's not huge but has a lot to look at with very interesting animals and they are undertaking good work. Loved it.

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Thank Sudds77
Pershore, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a find! Delightful wildlife place with small animals and birds. Easy to walk around and paths well kept. In fact, the whole place was well kept ! Staff friendly and happy to chat. Ideal for families. Wish it was closer to home!

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Thank adietudor
Northampton, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Quite a small zoo and does not take too long to walk round, but fantastic monkeys and meerkats to name but a few. Well kept animals and certainly worth a visit. Will visit again if holiday again in the vicinity.

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Thank Nostrarobus
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Used tesco vouchers otherwise think this would be expensive for the size of the zoo but still enjoyable. Able to go round in less than an hour but went back at end of day for another look for free with receipt. Parking in Ness carpark good - 3.50 all day and next to zoo. You can explore the smugglers cave... More 

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2016

Although this zoo is tiny it is well kept and animals seem healthy. Smaller children will enjoy the animals, mainly monkeys and meerkats. Not too accessible for wheelchair users.

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